Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mount Diablo, Ca.

Somebodyisfromhere.com was surprised to learn a place existed called Mount Diablo because, well, because: Arthur Mijares from the neighboring town of Oakley, petitioned the federal government to change the name of the mountain, claiming it offended his Christian beliefs. Not … Continue reading

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Trophy Club, Tx.

At first blush, Trophy Club would seem likely to have an interesting story behind its name. Well, it doesn’t. The community was developed in 1973 by developers Johnson and Loggins, who created the community as a housing development surrounding the … Continue reading

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Happy, Tx.

In most of the country it is cold. It has been cold. It will likely be cold for the rest of of your lives. It’s worth remembering hardships with mother nature aren’t new thing. Imagine being in Texas, for example, … Continue reading

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Oskaloosa, Ia.

It is certain the town of Oskaloosa when translated breaks down into something as deep and as mysterious as a True Detective trailer. It’s just a matter of interpretation what it exactly means. Wiki declares, “It means “last of the … Continue reading

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Soldier, Ks.

A town existing with the name Soldier is not altogether surprising. After all, there are a lot of forts and bases around or, alternatively, it never hurts to show a little patriotism and honor the real heroes.  Or so logic … Continue reading

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